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  • 1978
  • In 1977 the band was signed to the Hansa/Ariola label and began work on a debut album, which received particular criticism from the UK music press on its release in 1978. (wikipedia.org)
  • In April 1978 the band relocated to the Netherlands, recording the EP Maximum Penalty in early 1979, which featured guest appearances by ex-Henry Cow members Fred Frith (guitar, violin), Tim Hodgkinson (keyboards, alto saxophone, clarinet), Chris Cutler (piano scrapes and general burning ideas), and Aksak Maboul founder Marc Hollander (bass clarinet). (wikipedia.org)
  • Once the band signed to Island Records, they released three albums during 1977-1978. (wikipedia.org)
  • singer
  • Between 1960 and 1963, Lord and Ashton both moved on to Red Bludd's Bluesicians (also known as The Don Wilson Quartet), the latter of which featured the singer Arthur "Art" Wood , brother of guitarist Ronnie Wood . (wikipedia.org)
  • He was the original lead singer of the band Ultravox, before leaving to embark on a solo career (with Midge Ure eventually taking his place in Ultravox). (wikipedia.org)
  • As lead singer and frontman, Derek Shulman took on the 'Simon Dupree' pseudonym while Phil played saxophone and trumpet, and youngest brother Ray played guitar and violin. (wikipedia.org)
  • This compounded their identity crisis as the single was subsequently caught up in a rumour that The Moles were, in fact, The Beatles recording under a different name and with Ringo Starr as lead singer. (wikipedia.org)
  • After starting his musical career back in 1968, the Nigerian artist, drummer, singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer Steve Black released his fantastic and unique Afro-funk album Village Boogie in 1979. (booboorecords.com)
  • drummer
  • After leaving the Black Sheep in 1982, Leigh formed several bands which owed more to world music than any of his previous work, the most long-standing being Random Bob, featuring Colin McClure, Henk Weltevreden, and percussionist Asad Oberoi, later replaced by drummer/percussionist Coen Aalberts. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1969
  • In 1969 he joined Gerry Fitzgerald's band Mouseproof, which introduced Leigh to the budding Canterbury scene and musicians like Daevid Allen, Kevin Ayers and Robert Wyatt. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1974
  • The band played their first gig at the Marquee club in August 1974, after which Billy Currie was recruited as violinist. (wikipedia.org)
  • initially
  • Although initially perceived as a "hyped" band, Japan went on to record five studio albums culminating in the groundbreaking Tin Drum which stayed in the UK Albums Chart for a year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ray Shulman on the musical upbringing of the Shulman brothers By 1966, the Shulmans' band - initially called The Howling Wolves, then The Road Runners - had taken on the name of Simon Dupree and the Big Sound and was pursuing more of a soul/pop direction. (wikipedia.org)
  • progressive
  • Originally coming to prominence in the late-1970s and early-1980s as a member of new wave pioneers Japan (and their brief 1989-1991 reincarnation as Rain Tree Crow), more recently he is known as the keyboard player in the progressive rock band Porcupine Tree, which he joined in 1993. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lord also stated that he was heavily influenced by the organ-based progressive rock played by Vanilla Fudge after seeing that band perform in Great Britain in 1967, and earlier by the personal direction he received from British organ pioneer Graham Bond . (wikipedia.org)
  • Lord also stated that he was heavily influenced by the organ-based progressive rock played by Vanilla Fudge after seeing that band perform in the UK in 1967. (geni.com)
  • album
  • The next work by Jansen, Barbieri and Karn was as the rhythm section for British art-pop band No-Man, who recruited them for a 1992 UK tour and for recordings which later appeared on the Loveblows & Lovecries album and on the "Painting Paradise" and "Sweetheart Raw" EPs (one of these EP pieces, the 20-plus-minute "Heaven Taste", later appeared on the album of the same name). (wikipedia.org)
  • The band transitioned somewhat away from metal with their last album, The Incident, with leader Steven Wilson expressing a desire to enter a different genre. (wikipedia.org)
  • At Systems of Romance gigs, Foxx began to perform with the band three future solo songs, "He's a Liquid" and "Touch & Go" (later included on Metamatic, Foxx's first solo album) and "Walk Away" (included on The Garden album). (wikipedia.org)
  • New album from AJJ, the Phoenix, AZ band formerly known as Andrew Jackson Jihad. (booboorecords.com)
  • name
  • During this period Barbieri also made two other collaborative albums, one with his wife Suzanne J. Barbieri under the name Indigo Falls (1996), and one with Tim Bowness from the band No-Man titled Flame (1994). (wikipedia.org)
  • group
  • He was a member of the English avant-rock group Henry Cow and founded several bands himself, including Red Balune, Random Bob, Black Sheep, Mirage, and Ex-Wise Heads. (wikipedia.org)
  • themes
  • The band also had a taste for broad themes for their lyrics, drawing inspiration not only from personal experiences but from philosophy and the works of both François Rabelais and R. D. Laing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The themes can instantly flood his fans' musical memory with imagery of a menacing shape stalking a babysitter, a relentless wall of ghost-filled fog, lightning-fisted kung fu fighters, or a mirror holding the gateway to hell. (booboorecords.com)